Technician's Guide to Programmable Controllers

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Authors : Terry Borden; Richard A. Cox


416 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007, 2001, 1995

©2013 , Published


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Known for its comprehensive introduction to PLCs, this completely updated sixth edition of TECHNICIAN'S GUIDE TO PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS covers theory, hardware, instructions, programming, installation, startup, and troubleshooting in a way that is easy to understand and apply. New material has bee... more


This text is designed to help readers understand the various communication schemes that are used to pass or exchange information between the PLC and the various control components and control systems.

The chapter entitled "PLC Programming Examples" encourages application of concepts by giving reade... more

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This text has been updated to provide detailed programming information and examples on Allen-Bradley ControlLogix family of PLCs.

Chapters on relevant topics such as "Sequential Function Chart Programming," "Function Block Programming," and "Structured Text Programming" are now included.

A new cha... more